Posts tagged "breakup"

My Teenage Self Is Far Too Invested In This Blink-182 Drama

Because I have all the maturity of a teenage boy, when news broke (insofar as news can "break" about a band far past its prime, anyways) yesterday that all was not well in the Blink-182 universe, I put my Vans on and strapped in for some quality Warped Tour gossip, and girl let me tell…

By: Beejoli Shah / January 27, 2015

10 Ways To Win Her Back If You’re A Dude In A Rom-Com

In the sacred tradition of the American rom-com film, the romantic hero can get away with pretty much anything -- so long as he redeems himself with one big, bold romantic gesture five minutes before the movie ends. Touched by his brave display of affection, the leading lady (And, let's be real, it's always a…

By: Huffington Post Women / December 18, 2014

4 Stupid Ways Everyone Deals With Breakups

Ahh, l'amour. Or, as the French call it, "le humpy jumpy." It's a funny thing us humans do to each other, getting all stupid in love with one another, touching tongues, watching Jennifer Aniston films, and feeling this intense longing for the presence of someone else in a way that curiously wanes over time and…

By: Cracked / December 15, 2014

Hey, Dudes: Don’t Make These 10 Mistakes During A Divorce

Divorce is always a hot topic with celebs. Amber Rose filed for divorce from rapper/husband Wiz Khalifa, and news that Kris and Bruce Jenner's divorce settlement came in at $60 million broke. The latter was described as amiable, one that didn't even involve lawyers but business managers. The truth is, most divorces are never that clea…

By: Ask Men / October 30, 2014

Woman Gets Dumped, Spends An Entire Week In KFC To Cope

Everybody needs a little KFC, am I right? A lovesick 26-year-old woman sought comfort in fried food at KFC after breaking up with her boyfriend (we've all been there, girl!). The next step of the grieving process usually involves ice cream, sad movies, and sometimes a bottle or two of wine, but Tan Shen, from…

By: Tres Sugar / October 23, 2014

Girl Talk: Timing Is Everything

It was October 2012. My Australian boyfriend and I had just been on a romantic, whirlwind adventure road trip around Europe. We spent the first month with his parents in Spain and France, and then spent the following month on our own. We zigzagged through Switzerland, Austria, a brief drive through Lichtenstein, Germany, and finally…

By: Phylisa Wisdom / August 29, 2014

My Boyfriend Was Ashamed Of Me Because I’m Black

"I didn't think you'd want to know." This was how my boyfriend of three years told me that he was leaving me for a different girl. A white girl. As I watched him struggle with what to say, I remembered that I had seen them together around campus before, but had figured it was nothing; a harmle…

By: YourTango.com / July 23, 2014

The Real Reasons It’s So Hard To Get Over Him

No matter how toxic (and pointless) it is to continue pining for an ex, most women have a near impossible time letting go and moving forward. Read more on A New Mode...

By: A New Mode / June 14, 2014

True Story: Unfriending My Ex-Boyfriend On Facebook Was One Of The Most Empowering Choices I’ve Ever Made

I did it. I actually did it. What may sound unsubstantial, I experienced with a great deal of deliberation ending in elation. I felt heroic even. What I had always imagined was simple for others felt practically impossible to me. Yes, I'm talking about the ex-boyfriend unfriend.

By: Meghan Murphy / June 5, 2014

Must-Know Skills For Dealing With Narcissists

Consciously uncouple? That's what I wanted to do. I really, really, really did. Some would say that I had that opportunity and turned it down. The power dynamic in our relationship was so out of whack that if I had stepped into the room with a mediator, I would have caved on everything. I wa…

By: YourTango.com / May 3, 2014

Your GIF Guide To Getting Over A Cheating Ex

Breakups come in all sorts and sizes nowadays. Finding out you've been cheated on can be a huge blow to endure, but a brighter future is closer than you may think. If you're looking for a way to mend your broken heart, there are plenty of ways you can approach it. From breaking up to ultimately finding…

By: Tres Sugar / March 9, 2014

GIF Quiz: Are You Over Him?

You swear you've moved on from your ex, but then you find yourself stalking his Facebook page, drunk texting, and "coincidentally" ending up in his neighborhood — sound familiar? Accepting that you're not over him is the first step to actually getting over him, so to help you ditch the denial stage, we've rounded up some clear…

By: Tres Sugar / March 8, 2014

The Case For Being Friends With An Ex

In our recent Break Up With Your Ex survey, 51 percent of you said you can't truly be friends with an ex. And there's a good reason, why too. Thirty-eight percent said the biggest impediment is that they're still in love and can't let go.  I can't say I agree that creating a clean slate is right for everyone. Read

By: YourTango.com / February 23, 2014

The Cleanup After The Breakup: 5 Tips For Reorganizing Your Home Post-Split

Whether your last relationship was a brief affair or years in the making, breakups are always tough to handle. For many of us, the five stages of grief include sulking, series binging on your favorite TV shows, drowning your sorrows with multiple pints of Ben & Jerry’s, and staunch avoidance. Still surrounded by mementos of…

By: Amelia Meena / February 18, 2014

10 Things You Can’t Expect To Get Back After A Breakup

Letting go after a relationship is definitely hard. There's the actual breakup, which is always always difficult. Then you have the Facebook relationship status change (let's face it, changing that little box to "single" is a big deal). And breaking the news to friends and family is utterly dreadful. Finally, there's the post-breakup etiquette and the…

By: The Stir / February 15, 2014

How The Loss Of My Marriage Helped Me Find Myself

Clarity often comes like a bolt of lightning out of the blue. It's a shock that opens your eyes to a whole new perspective. A client of mine called hers a miracle. Mine was like waking up — the kind where you sit straight up, instantly awake, and look around, not recognizing where you are,…

By: YourTango.com / December 1, 2013

Ask a Professional Matchmaker: The Answers To Your Relationship Questions!

Sometimes relationships get messy. Thankfully, we have professional matchmakers like Susan Trombetti from Exclusive Matchmaking to help us figure out which end is up. The Frisky teamed up with Exclusive Matchmaking for our first-ever #FriskyMatch Chat, where you, our loyal Frisky fans, were able to ask Susan (fo' free!) about the issues you’re facing i…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 6, 2013

Psoriasis & 14 Other Unacceptable Reasons To Dump Someone

According to some new research, the unknown enemy of many a relationship is psoriasis (that skin disorder that Kim Kardashian has). Who knew? I mean, once a guy canceled a date by telling me he "was itching all over." But I'm pretty sure that was just lie because he ghosted after that. And he definitely…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 4, 2013

Girl Talk: When Exes Resurface

"Why didn't any of the guys you dated love you as much as I do?" my boyfriend asked. The question hung in the air like foggy breath steaming up a cold windshield. It's one of his favorite questions to ask. To him, it's a mystery why other guys passed me over. It's a riddle I…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 30, 2013

How To Spot (And Release) Emotionally Unavailable Men

A relationship when both partners are "all-in" is tough enough. But when your man is emotionally unavailable, things are so much harder. You're committed to making things work, but he just won't open up. A tell-tale sign of an emotionally unavailable man is a lack of empathy; check for these signs before you get too…

By: YourTango.com / October 10, 2013
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